Project details


Project title

Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project

Invitation for bids
15 Mar 2019


15 March 2019


30 April 2019



Procurement type




Funding Agency

ADB - Asian Development Bank



Loan/Grant Nos. and Title:
3436/0605-IND: Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project

Contract No. and Title:
Location survey, Planning, Supply, Installation & Commissioning along with 3 years comprehensive on-site warranty and AMC (extendable up to 10 years) for 200 Nos. PCS - Fast Charger (122-150kW CCS+ CHAdeMO+AC Type 2)

Deadline for Submission of Bids (e-Tender):
30 April 2019, 14:00 Hrs. (IST)

1. India has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. No nationality restrictions apply other than any restriction arising from ITB 4.7.

2. The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) (the “Purchaser”) now invites online Bids from eligible Bidders for the following contract (the “Goods”):
Location survey, Planning, Supply, Installation & Commissioning along with 3 years comprehensive on-site warranty and AMC (extendable up to 10 years) for 200 Nos. PCS - Fast Charger (122-150kW CCS+ CHAdeMO+AC Type 2)
The detailed scope of works and Qualifying Requirements (QR) for above package is described in the Bidding Documents.

3. International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single Stage: Two-Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all Bidders without nationality restrictions.

4. The complete Bidding Documents including tender drawings, if any, shall be available for inspection and downloading at EESL’s website (hereinafter referred to as the ‘portal’) from 14:00 Hrs. on 15 March 2019 up to 15:00 Hrs. on 30 April 2019.

5. Interested bidders have to necessarily register themselves on the portal as explained in Para 5.1 below to participate in the bidding under this invitation for bids. It shall be the sole responsibility of the interested bidders to get themselves registered at the aforesaid portal for which they are required to contact M/s C1 India Pvt Ltd Gurgaon at following address to complete the registration formalities:
M/s C 1 India Pvt Ltd.,
Gulf Petro-Chem Building, Building No 301,
1st Floor, Udyog Vihar Phase II,
Gurgaon – 110 048
Contact No.: 0124 430 2000; 88268 14007.
A onetime fee of INR 5,000 is to be paid for this registration.

Digital Signature Certificates (DSCs): To carry out e-Procurement using e-Procurement portals, all bidders will be required to obtain valid DSC of Class 3 (Signing + Encryption) issued by a Certifying Authority (CA) licensed by Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) [refer]. Bidders are solely responsible for purchase of valid Digital Signature Certificate from authorized Certification Authorities and safe keeping of the certificates. The e-mail address specified in the Digital Signature Certificate shall match with the e-mail address specified in the user profile created during supplier registration. Bidders shall take due care to safe keep the e-Procurement system and DSC token passwords. The Purchaser shall not be responsible for inability of bidder to participate in a tender due to loss of password by bidder or inability of the bidder to retrieve password. The Purchaser shall not be responsible for failures or breakdowns of systems, other than those, strictly within the control of Purchaser and its e-Procurement service provider. Bidders shall take due care to ensure purchase of Digital Signature Certificate requisite for tender submission in the e-Procurement portal, availability of internet connectivity and requisite client software.

5.1 Registration on e-Procurement portal: As stated above, Bidders have to be registered in the e-Procurement portal to be able to participate in tenders published on the site. Registration of each organization is to be done by one of its senior persons who will be the main person coordinating for the e-tendering activities. In portal terminology, this person will be referred to as the ‘Super User’ (SU) of that organization. For further details, please visit the website, and click on the ‘E-Tendering’ link (on the Home Page) and follow further instructions.
Please note that even after acceptance of your registration by the Service Provider, Bidders need time to complete the mandatory activities related to their organization and prospective bidders are advised to plan accordingly.

5.2 They may obtain further information regarding this IFB from the office of General Manager (Contracts & BD), EESL at the address given at para 12.0 below from 15:00 hours to 17:00 hours on all working days till the deadline as per para 4.0 above.
For proper uploading of the bids on the portal namely it shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders to apprise themselves adequately regarding all the relevant procedures and provisions as detailed at the portal as well as by contacting M/s C 1 India Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon directly, as and when required, for which contact details are mentioned above. The Purchaser in no case shall be responsible for any issues related to timely or properly uploading/submission of the bid in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section II – ITB of the Bidding Documents.

6. Tender Document fee of US$ 352 (USD Three Hundred Fifty-Two Only) or INR 25,000 (Indian Rupees Twenty-Five Thousand Only) as demand draft in favour of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd., payable at New Delhi / Noida which shall be paid upon submission of the documents in line with Clause 11 of Section 2, Bid Data Sheet.

7. The original documents as per clause 11 of the Bid Data Sheet shall be received up to 14:00 Hrs. (IST) on 30 April 2019. Soft Copy parts of bids shall be uploaded up to 14:00 Hrs. (IST) on 30 April 2019. Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount as stated in the Bidding Document (Bid Data Sheet).
The Technical Bid (First Envelope) shall be opened online on 30 April 2019 at 14:30 Hrs. (IST). The schedule for opening of Price part (Second Envelope) shall be intimated separately, as per the bidding documents.

7.1 The Purchaser shall not be held liable for any delays due to system failure beyond its control. Even though the system will attempt to notify the bidders of any bid updates, the Purchaser shall not be liable for any information not received by the bidder. It is the bidders’ responsibility to verify the website for the latest information related to the tender.

8. Alternative Bids shall not be permitted.

9. A Pre-Bid conference will be held on 5 April 2019 at 11:00 Hrs. (IST) at the office of EESL mentioned at para 12.0 below.

10. EESL will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in connection with the preparation or submission of Bids.

11. In the comparison of Bids, ADB’s Domestic Preference Scheme will be applied in accordance with the provisions stipulated in the Bidding Documents.

12. All correspondence with regard to the above shall be made to the following address:
(By Post/In Person)
General Manager (Contracts & BD)
Energy Efficiency Services Ltd.,
6th Floor, Core 3,
SCOPE Complex, Lodhi Road,
City:New Delhi
Pin code: 110003, INDIA
Telephone: + 9111 45801260
Fax: + 91 11 45801260
E-mail address:
For more information on EESL, please visit the site at

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